Greenhouse Worker II

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: Operations
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0004097
  • Experience Years: 0-3 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

The Greenhouse Worker II position will assist in specific duties to ensure the overall success of the Nursery Greenhouse Operations. Daily duties will consist of specialized greenhouse related activities. There is a strong emphasis on productivity, efficiency and employee safety.

Responsibilities

  • Irrigation Responsibilities: assist in the installation, modification, and removal of irrigation systems, maintenance of irrigation systems, and irrigation of plants.
  • Materials Application Responsibilities: preparation of fertilizer or chemical mixes for application per Nursery specifications and execution of application of fertilizer or chemicals.
  • Pest Monitoring Responsibilities: assist in scouting activities, data entry into plant health/pest monitor system, and collecting of plant or soil samples for testing.
  • Administration Responsibilities: assisting with general administration tasks as needed that involve the utilization of technology. As required per operational needs, additional general responsibilities include but are not limited to: tray filling, transplanting, pruning, and general cleaning of plant material.
  • May serve as a Safety Lead or Representative for their work area. 
  • Ensures the safekeeping of propriety varieties and confidential information. 
  • Follows company policies and practices while representing Driscoll’s in an ethical and business - like manner in all interactions with employees, government agencies, growers, etc.

Candidate Profile

  • At a minimum of two years of work experience in similar field preferred.
  • Previous irrigation, chemical application and/or pest monitoring work experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with multiple areas within the Greenhouse Operations department.
  • Candidate must be reliable, disciplined, detail oriented and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently with technology if assigned activities require it. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in either English and/or Spanish desired.
  • Basic knowledge of reading, writing and arithmetic preferred.
  • Many duties require manual dexterity and ability to perform repetitive tasks.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds on intermittent bases and possess the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate the following competencies in the workplace: collaborates, plans & aligns and drives for results.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate our company values in action in the workplace: Passion, Humility and Trustworthiness. 

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.